Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 12

Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 12 : Greek and Roman Poetry, Greek and Roman Historiography

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This collection of fourteen papers focuses on Classical poetry and historiography, with contributions coming from scholars from all over the UK and America.
Contents: Greek and Roman Poetry: The Pleasures of the Ancient Text, or The Pleasure of Poetry from Plato to Plutarch ( David Konstan ); The Eschatology of the Epitaphs in the New Posidippus Papyrus ( M W Dickie ); The Legal and Social Framework of Plautus' Cistellaria ( Peter G McC Brown ); The Ancient Etymology of Carmen ( Alex Hardie ); Etymologising and the Structure of Argument in Lucretius Book 1 ( Robert Maltby ); Teucer's Imperium (Horace Odes 1.7.27) ( W Jeffrey Tatum ); Hercules and Augustus in Propertius 4.9 ( S J Harrison ); Elegy after the Elegists: from Opposition to Assent ( Gianpiero Rosati ); 'Toto notus in orbe'? The Epigrams of Martial and the Tradition of the Carmina Latina Epigraphica ( Alfredo Mario Morelli ); Hannibal at Gades: Silius Italicus 3.1-60 ( B J Gibson ); Problems of Text and Interpretation in Juvenal Satire 6 ( Frederick Williams ). Greek and Roman Historiography: The Aristeia of Brasidas: Thucydides' Presentation of Events at Pylos and Amphipolis ( J Gordon Howie ); Concluding Narratives: Looking to the End in Classical Historiography ( John Marincola ); Textual Notes on Tacitus' Annals ( A J Woodman ).
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Product details

  • Hardback | 344 pages
  • 154.43 x 216.92 x 32.26mm | 780.18g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2005 ed.
  • 0905205413
  • 9780905205410

Table of contents

Greek and Roman Poetry: The Pleasures of the Ancient Text, or The Pleasure of Poetry from Plato to Plutarch (David Konstan); The Eschatology of the Epitaphs in the New Posidippus Papyrus (M W Dickie); The Legal and Social Framework of Plautus' Cistellaria (Peter G McC Brown); The Ancient Etymology of Carmen (Alex Hardie); Etymologising and the Structure of Argument in Lucretius Book 1 (Robert Maltby); Teucer's Imperium (Horace Odes 1.7.27) (W Jeffrey Tatum); Hercules and Augustus in Propertius 4.9 (S J Harrison); Elegy after the Elegists: from Opposition to Assent (Gianpiero Rosati); 'Toto notus in orbe'? The Epigrams of Martial and the Tradition of the Carmina Latina Epigraphica (Alfredo Mario Morelli); Hannibal at Gades: Silius Italicus 3.1-60 (B J Gibson); Problems of Text and Interpretation in Juvenal Satire 6 (Frederick Williams); Greek and Roman Historiography: The Aristeia of Brasidas: Thucydides' Presentation of Events at Pylos and Amphipolis ( J Gordon Howie); Concluding Narratives: Looking to the End in Classical Historiography (John Marincola); Textual Notes on Tacitus' Annals (A J Woodman).
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About Francis Cairns

Professor of Classics, Florida State University.
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